** People rescuing an injured passenger from inside a passenger bus hit by a truck on Dhaka-Mawa Expressway in Shologhar area of Shreenagar upazila in Munshiganj on Thursday. ** Motorcycles allowed on Padma Bridge after 10 months ** Commuters charge extra fare, passengers disappointed ** 78 people killed in Yemen stampede ** Moon sighting committee meets today to ascertain Eid day ** 9 killed in road accidents in 3 districts ** US announces new $325 m military aid package for Ukraine ** Eid-ul-Fitr in Saudi Arabia today ** Eid exodus begins ** LPG price cut illusive ** 15 hurt as bus overturns in capital ** New interbank cheque clearing timings set for Eid holidays ** Four women hit by a train die in Tangail ** 12.28 lakh SIM users left Dhaka on Tuesday ** Sylhet engineer threatened over power outage ** People rush to village homes to spend Eid holidays with their near and dear ones. This photo was taken from Sadarghat Launch Terminal on Tuesday. NN photo ** Surge in cases of dehydration, diarrhoea amid summer heat wave ** Padma Bridge construction cost increases by Tk 2,412cr ** PM gives Tk 90m to Bangabazar fire victims ** Textile workers block highway demanding wage, Eid bonus ** Attack on PM's motorcade Ex-BNP MP, 3 others get life term ** Load-shedding increases for demand of electricity during heat wave ** Motorbikes to be allowed on Padma bridge from Thursday ** 5-day Eid vacation begins from today ** Take Nangalkot train accident as a warning about negligence of govt functionaries **

Stocks rise again

24 March 2023

Business Report :
The indices of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) returned to the black on Thursday recovering from the losses in the last trading session.
The DSEX, the benchmark index of the top bourse in Bangladesh, added 8 points, or 0.13 per cent, to 6,215.
The DS30, the blue-chip index, increased 0.11 per cent to 2,218 while the DSES, the shariah-compliant index, went up 0.05 per cent to 1,353.
However, turnover, a key indicator of the market, fell 18 per cent to Tk 286 crore.
Of the securities, 74 advanced, 24 declined and 205 did not show any price movement.
Legacy Footwear made the highest gain with an increase of 9.9 per cent.
Samata Leather Complex, Hakkani Pulp & Paper Mills, Imam Button Industries, and Information Services Network were among the top gainers.
Bengal Windsor Thermoplastics was the highest loser, shedding 1.6 per cent.
Orion Infusion, Delta Life Insurance Company, Jute Spinners, and Oimex Electrode were also in the list of the significant losers.
Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa was the most-traded stock with its issues worth Tk 34 crore transacting.
Eastern Housing, Rangpur Dairy & Food Products, Shinepukur Ceramics, and Bangladesh Shipping Corporation also registered significant turnover.
Caspi, the all-share price index of the Chittagong Stock Exchange, gained 24 points, or 0.13 per cent, to close at 18,374.
Of the issues, 42 rose, 8 retreated and 65 did not see any price swing.
Turnover of the port city bourse surged 52 per cent to Tk 12.15 crore.

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